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Brough's Buildings, 37-40 Dock Street, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4607 / 56°27'38"N

Longitude: -2.9663 / 2°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 340550

OS Northings: 730260

OS Grid: NO405302

Mapcode National: GBR ZBC.SC

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.DWQ0

Plus Code: 9C8VF26M+7F

Entry Name: Brough's Buildings, 37-40 Dock Street, Dundee

Listing Name: 2, 4 Commercial STREET/37-40 (Inclusive Nos) Dock Street, Brough's Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361229

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25079

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361229

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Commercial building

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Style of William Mackison, late 19th century. 4-storey and attic,

Renaissance-detailed commercial building on corner site. Grey sandstone ashlar, slate Mansard roof with elongated dome and cast-iron crown at angle. Corniced ground floor, cill course to 2nd and 3rd floors, corniced parapet; angle pilasters with pedimented caps. Architraved windows, 2-pane timber sash and case frames; single, bipartite, and 4-light canted rising through parapet to attic with anthemion-capped pediments, tripartite to angle with anthemion-capped pedimented dormer, alternate segmental and triangular pediments to 1st and 2nd floors, linked as continuous course at 2nd floor; corniced stacks. Original shopfronts, pilaster dividers, some cast-iron columns

with decorative capitals, small-paned band to top of windows (masked at Dock Street).

COMMERCIAL STREET ELEVATION: shopfronts to ground floor, windows to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors arranged from left to right bipartite, single, canted and single, pedimented bipartite dormer to left, canted window to right.

DOCK STREET ELEVATION: mirror image of Commercial Street.

ROUNDED ANGLE BAY: shopfront to ground floor, tripartite window to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors, tripartite dormer with stack to left.

INTERIOR: cornices to all shops; original boarding to all except

corner shop.

Statement of Interest

The elevations resemble those of William Mackison such as 73-99 Commercial Street (also listed), designed as a result of the 1871 Improvement Act.

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